Miners Arms

We are a multi-award winning family owned free house pub and restaurant

We are proud to be a destination restaurant for locals and tourists alike as well as hosting regular live music nights. The Miners are the forest 'Pub Of The Year' 2010 and Restaurant Of the Year 2011. We stopped entering the awards and now enjoy sponsoring the Awards annually. We have been voted the ‘most loved forest business’ by locals and received a 'Highly Recommended' award from the industry Pub Of The Year Awards. In 2013 we received a 5 star excellence award from Trip Advisor.

Available for your party: The Miners enjoys 2 beer gardens, a substantial patio area as well as ‘The Carriage Room’ available for private functions (seating up to 70) and a skittle alley.

Restaurant booking: We make no apology for recommending that you book your table in advance. We are busy for a reason!

‘Like’ us on Facebook: We keep over 1300 fans updated with music events, special offers and Miners gossip. We would love for you to be part of our Miners family from around the UK and beyond

Our Philosophy

Local produce cooked with love


Club Django Gypsy Jazz Club

Enjoy an evening of foot tapping ‘Swing & Gypsy Jazz’, evoking the Paris jazz scene of the 1930’s and 1940’s. The Resident Club Django Band welcome guest soloists throughout the year. We are at the Miners Arms on the first Monday of every month, performances start at 8pm and admission is £5. Our events will be on the Miners Arms Facebook page.

Live Music Nights

Most Saturday nights will have some live music entertainment normally from 9.30 / 10pm after restaurant service. We are usually busy with local musos and visitors alike in a friendly welcoming atmosphere. Free entry. Come join the party!

Open Mic Nights

The Miners Arms ‘Open Mic Nights’ having running every Friday fortnight since 2005 and has been described (not by us I might add!) as legendary. Musicians from far and wide come and honour us with their talent. Find out when the next date is on our Facebook page. Come play, come sing or just drink and dance!

Forest Folk Night

The Forest’s only Folk and Acoustic club has its home at the Miners Arms. The Carriage Room has great acoustics and a proper platform stage. WE offer a warm and friendly atmosphere. Folk club meets on Sunday evenings on the first and third Sundays of every month. doors open 7.30pm for an 8pm start. There singers nights as well as guest performers to enjoy. Please visit the Forest Folk Club Facebook page or website at forestfolkclub.com for full listings.

The Whitecroft Wellie

The ‘Wellie’ is our free annual live music weekend long event featuring great music as well as local producer stalls. Welliefest is for all the family. It takes place annually on the last Bank Holiday in May raising money for local causes. We have a good time and are always looking for sponsors and supporters. ‘Like’ the Miners Arms or Whitecroft Wellie facebook page to stay in the loop!

Miners Holiday

The Miners Cottage is a 4* Visit Britain rated converted stable set within the grounds of The Miners Arms

The cottage sleeps three people (additional guests can utilise the sofa bed in the lounge). The cottage is furnished to a high standard. The farmhouse kitchen is fully equipped with a fridge, freezer, gas oven, hob, microwave and TV and leads through to a utility room with a washing machine, tumble dryer and ironing facilities. The master bedroom has a double bed and a flat screen TV. It leads into an en-suite bathroom with bath as well as a double shower. The second bedroom is a single with use of a shower room situated next to the kitchen. Linen, towels and dressing gowns are provided. The lounge has a wide screen TV with Freeview and a DVD player. The second floor lounge has a double sofa bed. Wi-fi is included free of charge. You can take advantage of the fantastic views overlooking the forest from the balcony or relax in the hot tub after a days walking. There is also a BBQ available and secure storage for canoes or bikes.

Holiday Cottage Tarrif

Spring 2015

February 21st to May 1st
£500 per week

Summer 2015

May 2nd to September 4th
£580 per week

Autumn 2015

September 5th to November 27th
£500 per week

Winter 2015/16

November 28th to February 19th
£450 per week

Well behaved dogs are welcome at an additional charge of £10.00 per dog, per stay.

The Miners Arms, The Bay, Whitecroft, Gloucestershire, GL15 4PE, United Kingdom

Telephone: 01594 562483 | Email: info@minersarmswhitecroft.com

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